Recommendation on quality assurance in higher education: General Affairs Council, 30 January (link)

February 1, 2006

Brussels, 31 January 2006

General Affairs - provisional version
05th Council Meeting - General Affairs and External Relations
Brussels, 30 January 2006

The Council adopted, accepting all amendments suggested by the European Parliament, a recommendation on European cooperation in quality assurance relating to higher education (PECONS 3666/05).

It recommends, in particular, that member states encourage the creation of a "European register of quality assurance agencies" and give the freedom to higher educations institutions to choose one agency among any of the agencies registered (not necessarily among the national ones).

EU Council
News release 5562/06 (Presse 21)
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